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Essential Check Point™ FireWall-1® NG: An Installation, Configuration, and Troubleshooting Guide by Dameon D. Welch-Abernathy

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The Management GUIs

The Management GUIs allow you to create and edit your security policy as well as view policy logs and system status. Several distinct applications make up the Management GUIs. In NG FP3, Check Point decided to rename all of the Management GUI client programs using the Smart moniker. To reduce confusion and to give a sense of familiarity for readers who are familiar with earlier versions of FireWall-1, I refer to these programs by both names in the list below and throughout the book. In NG AI, Check Point collectively refers to the Management GUIs as SmartConsole.

  • SmartDashboard/Policy Editor: Allows you to view and modify your security policy. This application is covered in this chapter.

  • SmartTracker/Log Viewer: Allows you ...

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